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2021-20: Five State Agencies Collaborate to Encourage Safe Thanksgiving Travel

Posted on November 22, 2021 at 9:06 AM by Shayndel Jones

Millions of travelers are expected to hit the road for Thanksgiving and the state law enforcement agencies from Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska area teaming up to encourage safe travel.

“Safety, family, and friendships do not end at our state lines,” said Colonel Herman Jones, Superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol. “Kansas will travel across state lines for Thanksgiving and many from neighboring states will visit family and friends in Kansas. To keep everyone safe across the region, we’re teaming up with our partner state agencies to let all motorists know that troopers will on the road, working to keep all travelers safe.”

Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska comprise Region 7 of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Each agency is also participating in the annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign, which runs throughout Thanksgiving weekend.

All motorists, whether traveling in state or out of state, are encouraged to check weather conditions before beginning the trip and be aware of the options for assistance available in neighboring states. 

ArkansasIDrive Arkansas*55
IowaIowa 511*55
MissouriMoDOT Traveler Information Map*55
NebraskaNebraska 511*55

All emergencies should be reported to 911. 


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